Eggplant

(24 varieties to choose from)

 

Plant culture is similar to tomatoes, though we start them inside about April 1.  Set out plants 1 foot apart.  Flea beetles are the biggest pests to watch for. 

Eggplant Parmesan is my favorite food!  Everyone should try some eggplant this year.  Enjoy the abundance we were provided.  Seed packets will contain

around 50 seeds.

Almaz- 70 days- A Russian variety  that is similar to Diamond. Nice 6-8 inch oblong fat fruits with a purple skin.  Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed

 

Applegreen- 65 days- A nice flavored, round eggplant.   Apple green colored skin.  Tasty and easy to slice.  Nice dwarf plants are very productive. 

Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

Bhaghatt’s Green - 85 days - A late season, long skinny, pale green eggplant from India.  Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

 

Casper- 75 days- 8 to 10 inches long, 2 to 3 inches in diameter, white skin.  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

 

Chinese White Sword- 65 days- Long, skinny, very straight, white fruits.UNAVAILABLE FOR 2019

 

Cookstown Orange- 69 days- Beautiful, ornamental.  A different species than common eggplant.  Fruits are medium tomato size and shape. 

Fruit color is a bright, scarlet red/orange with faint stripes.  Rather bitter fleshed, but a gorgeous ornamental.  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

 

Diamond- 72 days- Russian variety that is a super heavy producer of fat 6 to 8 inch long slicer type eggplant.  A superb type.

Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed

Early Black Egg- 63 days- Small, nearly round, deep purple fruits.  Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed

Fenyuan Purple- 80 days - Long, skinny with purple skin.  Pkt. $2.75  Certified Organic Seed

Jade Sweet- 77 days- Blocky shape, lime green skin.  Fruits can get large and still maintain quality.  Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed

Long Green - 75 days - Very productive, long, slender, pale green fruits.  Pkt. $1.00  Certified Organic Seed

 

Morden Midget- 70 days- Nice sized fruit of deep purple color.  Early and productive.PKT. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed

 

Pingtung Long- 75 days-  Long, purple fruit, sweet and tender.   Pkt. $2.00  Certified Organic Seed 

Red China- 50 days- Different species than regular eggplant.  Looks very similar to a red-orange colored “Jack-Be-Little” pumpkin. 

Extremely productive.  Attractive, spiny plants.  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

Rosa Bianca - 90 days - Light pinkish-lavender fruits, 4 to 6 inches round. UNAVAILABLE FOR 2019

Rosita- 78 days- Rose-lavender skin, 6 to 8 inches long, heirloom from Puerto Rico. Pkt. $2.50

 

Thai Green- 75 days- Short plants, light green, 8 to 12 inch long fruit.  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

Thai Round Green- 80 days- Small, round, globe-shaped, apple green fruits with whitish streaks.   Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

 

Thai White Ribbed- 80 days- Hand sized, ribby, white  fruits.  Very decorative, would make a unique specimen when stuffed whole and baked.

Pkt $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

Tsakonike- 70 days- a very attractive white with pinkish-purple streaked fruit that averages about 6 inches long and uniformly slender. Pkt. $1.75 Certified Organic Seed

Udmalbet- 51 days- Fist sized.  Starts out greenish with purple streaks, then turns a deep golden color with purple streaks.  Very attractive and productive.

  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed 

Ukrainian Beauty- 75 days- A superb selection of large, blocky, dark purple fruits with a slight green cast.  Excellent yields and superb growth habit.

  Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

Violette-Pale De Florence- 70 days-Violet pale purple with whitish streaks at the ridges, Fruits can get large. Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed

 

Waimanalo Long- 85 days- Very, slender, snake-shaped, dark, long purple fruit. Extremely productive, especially when it is kept picked, 

Pkt. $1.50  Certified Organic Seed

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Sand Hill Preservation Center

Heirloom Seeds & Poultry

1878 230th Street

Calamus, IA 52729

563-246-2299

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